Automated Security Testing with OWASP Zed Attack Proxy: #3 Working the Result of ZAP Security Scan to Pass or Fail the Security Tests

In the previous article, we created and ran Automated Security Tests on Visual Studio Team Services. One shortcoming of the security tests we wrote was that there was no way of failing the security tests if the result of the test exceeds a certain threshold. The test only executed the security scan and then gave … Continue reading Automated Security Testing with OWASP Zed Attack Proxy: #3 Working the Result of ZAP Security Scan to Pass or Fail the Security Tests

Automated Security Testing with OWASP Zed Attack Proxy: #1 Installing & Configuring OWASP ZAP on an Azure Virtual Machine

OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is a free security tool that helps you automatically find security vulnerabilities in your web applications. It is one of the most popular tools out there and it's actively maintained by the community behind it. It’s a great tool that you can integrate while you are developing and testing your … Continue reading Automated Security Testing with OWASP Zed Attack Proxy: #1 Installing & Configuring OWASP ZAP on an Azure Virtual Machine

Continuous Code Quality with SonarQube: #1 Installing and Configuring SonarQube using Azure Virtual Machine & Azure SQL

SonarQube a product by SonarSource, is an open source platform that can be used to manager source code quality for development teams. SonarQube is a great product that you can integrate with your existing build pipelines to analyze your code base and find bugs, vulnerabilities, code smells and manage the technical debt of your source … Continue reading Continuous Code Quality with SonarQube: #1 Installing and Configuring SonarQube using Azure Virtual Machine & Azure SQL

Team Project Wiki in Visual Studio Team Services: First Look

Team Project Wiki was rolled out for Visual Studio Team Services a couple of days back as a preview feature. For me this is a much-anticipated feature that felt missing and this would be a first look in to Team Project Wiki in Visual Studio Team Services. Navigate to your Visual Studio Team Services account … Continue reading Team Project Wiki in Visual Studio Team Services: First Look

Fix “Invalid input ‘WebApplication.csproj’. The file type was not recognized.” Error in Visual Studio Team Services, ASP.Net Core Build Definition

On Visual Studio Team Services, to quickly and easily build your ASP.Net Core applications, you can use the pre-built ASP.Net Core Template in the Build section of VSTS. But when you try to use this ASP.Net Core Pre-Built template with a .csproj based .Net Core Application, you run in to an issue where the build … Continue reading Fix “Invalid input ‘WebApplication.csproj’. The file type was not recognized.” Error in Visual Studio Team Services, ASP.Net Core Build Definition

Continuous Delivery Right from Visual Studio: Creating a Continuous Delivery Pipeline using Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio with Visual Studio 2017

Continuous Delivery is an essential part of modern software development and it is a must have, to deliver your software faster and more effectively to your clients. I remember just a few months’ back I got the opportunity to create a proper Continuous Delivery pipeline in my project and I had to spend quite some … Continue reading Continuous Delivery Right from Visual Studio: Creating a Continuous Delivery Pipeline using Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio with Visual Studio 2017

Diving in to Azure App Service Continuous Delivery (Preview)

I was messing around in the new Azure Portal today and while doing some changes in an Azure Web App notices something new that has appeared out of nowhere in the Web App Menu. Folks we got a new and exciting feature for Azure App Service. That is Azure App Service Continuous Delivery (preview). As … Continue reading Diving in to Azure App Service Continuous Delivery (Preview)